Jefferson Parish, Louisiana (LA)

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County population in 2012: 433,676 (99% urban, 1% rural); it was 455,466 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 68,771
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 39,273
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 112,534
Renter-occupied apartments: 61,603 (it was 63,700 in 2000)
% of renters here:

36%
State:

33%

Land area: 307 sq. mi.

Water area: 335.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 1411 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Jefferson Parish: 98.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (35.7%), Educational, health and social services (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 43%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (56.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (25.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (12.4%)
  • Asian alone (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Louisiana median age:  35.0 years
Males: 210,008  (50.6%)
Females: 222,544  (49.4%)
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Jefferson Parish,LA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Jefferson Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,576 ($38,435 in 1999)

This county:

$46576
Louisiana:

$44164

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $755 (lower quartile is $608, upper quartile is $942)
This county:

$755
State:

$620


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $170,900 (it was $102,800 in 2000)
Jefferson:

$170,900
Louisiana:

$140,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $120,400 - $242,900
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,336
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $362

Institutionalized population: 2,649

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Health of residents in Jefferson Parish based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is worse than average.
70.1% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
44.9% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
74.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
69.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 196 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 166 pounds. This is more than average.
30.2% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 1173 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2007: 798 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2008: 565 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2009: 350 buildings, average cost: $166,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $892 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $766 (0.5%)

Jefferson Parish household income distribution in 2009 Jefferson Parish home values distribution Jefferson Parish contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.1%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.4% for Black residents, 25.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.9% for American Indian residents, 22.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 29.6% for other race residents, 16.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.1%
Jefferson Parish:

19.1%
Louisiana:

19.8%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.4% for Black residents, 25.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.0% for American Indian residents, 22.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 33.3% for other race residents, 17.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 38 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 32 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Area name: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jefferson Parish is $804 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $940 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1207 a month.

Cities in this county include: Metairie, Kenner, Marrero, Terrytown, Harvey, Gretna, Estelle, River Ridge, Woodmere, Jefferson.

Jefferson Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2005 air pollution in Jefferson Parish:

Lead: 0.13 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.009 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.100 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.083 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Lafourche Parish .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 25,389
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 34,062 (52% naturalized citizens)

Jefferson Parish:

7.5%
Whole state:

2.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 5,733
  • 1990 to 1994: 5,184
  • 1985 to 1989: 3,678
  • 1980 to 1984: 5,636
  • 1975 to 1979: 4,213
  • 1970 to 1974: 2,471
  • 1970 to 1974: 2,420
  • 1965 to 1969: 4,727

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.8%

Jefferson Parish marital status for males Jefferson Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Jefferson Parish with a mortgage: 68,358 (8,565 second mortgage, 4,965 home equity loan, 214 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 35,196

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

59.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jefferson Parish

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic148,82743
Evangelical Protestant57,266160
Mainline Protestant9,90830
Other9,66623
Black Protestant7,39432
Orthodox3001
None199,191-
Jefferson Parish Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 107
Jefferson Parish:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 62
This county:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
Jefferson Parish:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 334
This county:

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson Parish:

11.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson Parish:

28.3%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.5%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in Jefferson Parish:

Average size of farms: 147 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $32,345
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $887.04
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 77.06%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.71%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $21,352
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.44%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.99%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $20,742
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 78.85%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.99
Vegetables: 70 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Jefferson Parish-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 145.8 miles away from Jefferson Parish center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 333.3 miles away from the county center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 190.2 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 132.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 140.0 miles away from Jefferson Parish center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 294.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Jefferson Parish (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Honduras (18%)
  • Vietnam (14%)
  • Cuba (7%)
  • Nicaragua (7%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • Guatemala (4%)
  • India (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jefferson Parish (%):

  • French (except Basque) (16%)
  • Italian (10%)
  • German (9%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • United States or American (7%)
  • English (4%)
  • French Canadian (2%)

Jefferson Parish mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 164,640 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 28,765 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4,497 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 57 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 13 (0%)
  • Railroad: 9 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 29 (0%)
  • Taxi: 744 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 295 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 679 (0%)
  • Walked: 3,654 (2%)
  • Other means: 1,962 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 4,267 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana in 2000:

  • 1,907 people in nursing homes
  • 691 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 430 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 270 people in other group homes
  • 194 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 178 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 147 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 133 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 89 people in religious group quarters
  • 81 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 69 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 51 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 49 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 32 people in military ships
  • 10 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 10 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 9 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 5 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 5 people in crews of maritime vessels

People in group quarters in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana in 2010:

  • 1,563 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 943 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 291 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 261 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 127 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 58 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 33 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 16 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 3 people in college/university student housing
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,317.

6.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,400 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($234 average AGI)
Jefferson Parish:

0.05%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

3.93% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($20,411 average AGI)
2.50% relocated from other states ($13,755 average AGI)
Jefferson Parish:

2.50%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Orleans Parish, LA  1.99% ($33,272 average AGI)
from St. Charles Parish, LA  0.30% ($32,921)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.29% ($40,590)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.22% ($32,413)
from St. John the Baptist Parish, LA  0.21% ($27,465)
from Harris County, TX  0.18% ($35,937)
from Plaquemines Parish, LA  0.14% ($38,567)


6.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,516 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Louisiana average:

6.57%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($323 average AGI)
Jefferson Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.06%

4.38% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($24,906 average AGI)
2.32% relocated to other states ($13,287 average AGI)
Jefferson Parish:

2.32%
Louisiana average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orleans Parish, LA  2.31% ($36,426 average AGI)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.46% ($51,238)
to St. Charles Parish, LA  0.26% ($37,901)
to St. Bernard Parish, LA  0.19% ($29,751)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.19% ($34,663)
to Harris County, TX  0.18% ($42,891)
to Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.15% ($43,618)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 13.6

Births per 1000 population in Jefferson Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Jefferson Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Jefferson Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 64,634 (53,484 aged, 11,150 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.32
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16024.6
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 356.270
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 47052.62

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1444.270
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 934.360
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 1.77

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 62.76
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 92.09

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.39

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 133.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 105.2
  • Cut/Pierce - 8.0
  • Other - 20.4

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 125.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 79.4
  • Poisoning - 18.2
  • Suffocation - 16.3
  • Other - 11.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 429,241

Size of family households: 44,829 2-persons, 28,470 3-persons, 21,668 4-persons, 10,166 5-persons, 3,945 6-persons, 2,739 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 47,385 1-person, 8,515 2-persons, 1,097 3-persons, 483 4-persons, 228 5-persons, 78 6-persons, 44 7-or-more-persons.

67,323 married couples with children.
31,940 single-parent households (5,916 men, 26,024 women).

87.0% of residents of Jefferson Parish speak English at home.
6.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
3.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
2.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,218,024,000 ($4890 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $149,244,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $960,297,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $676,408,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,268,000
Federal grants: $314,185,000
Federal procurement contracts: $81,852,000 ($42,399,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $181,013,000 ($69,936,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,522,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $247,310,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,101,600,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 33,610
Here:

74 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 21,804
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4,487
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -18,479
Here -41 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Jefferson Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 85.21 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 625
  • 2000 to 2004: 10,328
  • 1990 to 1999: 14,320
  • 1980 to 1989: 32,662
  • 1970 to 1979: 53,484
  • 1960 to 1969: 37,067
  • 1950 to 1959: 22,139
  • 1940 to 1949: 10,670
  • 1939 or earlier: 7,445
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 110
  • 2 rooms: 1,006
  • 3 rooms: 4,689
  • 4 rooms: 8,213
  • 5 rooms: 25,063
  • 6 rooms: 31,412
  • 7 rooms: 20,427
  • 8 rooms: 12,264
  • 9+ rooms: 9,350
  • 1 room: 3,226
  • 2 rooms: 7,942
  • 3 rooms: 14,044
  • 4 rooms: 19,019
  • 5 rooms: 11,904
  • 6 rooms: 5,027
  • 7 rooms: 1,565
  • 8 rooms: 639
  • 9+ rooms: 334
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 482
  • 1 bedroom: 3,723
  • 2 bedrooms: 16,754
  • 3 bedrooms: 62,819
  • 4 bedrooms: 25,018
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,738
  • no bedroom: 3,761
  • 1 bedroom: 21,043
  • 2 bedrooms: 25,750
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,537
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,467
  • 5+ bedrooms: 142
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 5,339
  • 1 vehicle: 35,942
  • 2 vehicles: 52,085
  • 3 vehicles: 15,048
  • 4 vehicles: 3,293
  • 5+ vehicles: 827
  • no vehicle: 11,048
  • 1 vehicle: 35,022
  • 2 vehicles: 15,136
  • 3 vehicles: 2,075
  • 4 vehicles: 265
  • 5+ vehicles: 154

62% of Jefferson Parish residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Louisiana.

Jefferson Parish:

62.3%
State average:

59.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $97,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jefferson Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (66.6%)
  • Electricity (32.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Electricity (73.0%)
  • Utility gas (25.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 18,595
Here:

35.3%
Louisiana:

17.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 9,826
Here:

36.2%
Louisiana:

15.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5,941
Here:

28.9%
Louisiana:

16.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Jefferson Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $42,864,000
    Hospitals: $30,024,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,356,000
    Sewerage: $12,359,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,063,000
    Water Utilities: $6,035,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,483,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,494,000
    Libraries: $1,686,000
    Police Protection: $1,555,000
    Correctional Institutions: $978,000
    General Public Buildings: $850,000
    General - Other: $558,000
    Housing and Community Development: $340,000
    Financial Administration: $308,000
    Solid Waste Management: $221,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $154,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $443,543,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $79,032,000
    Police Protection: $51,698,000
    Correctional Institutions: $38,626,000
    General - Other: $36,450,000
    Local Fire Protection: $34,117,000
    Housing and Community Development: $31,528,000
    Regular Highways: $30,781,000
    Sewerage: $28,665,000
    Water Utilities: $27,657,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,791,000
    Health - Other: $24,944,000
    Solid Waste Management: $21,318,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,780,000
    Libraries: $17,114,000
    Central Staff Services: $15,628,000
    Financial Administration: $14,124,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,760,000
    Transit Utilities: $10,604,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $9,985,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,764,000
    General Public Buildings: $6,387,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,559,000
    Parking Facilities: $282,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $11,785,000
    Benefit Payments: $2,319,000
    Corporate Bonds: $2,233,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,219,000
    Withdrawals: $95,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,390,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Judicial and Legal Services: $48,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
    Police Protection: $26,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulations: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $7,414,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $15,347,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,385,000
    Police Protection: $2,177,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,290,000
    Libraries: $1,131,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $943,000
    General - Other: $736,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $670,000
    Regular Highways: $630,000
    Water Utilities: $500,000
    Parks and Recreation: $442,000
    Financial Administration: $435,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $215,000
    Health - Other: $104,000
    Parking Facilities: $102,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $62,000
    Central Staff Services: $49,000
    Housing and Community Development: $31,000
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $471,163,000

Jefferson Parish government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $389,088,000
    All Other: $28,879,000
    Sewerage: $17,155,000
    Solid Waste Management: $14,172,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,787,000
    Housing and Community Development: $448,000
    Regular Highways: $310,000
    Parking Facilities: $249,000
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,821,000
    From Parent Local Government: $1,568,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $115,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $21,311,000
    All Other: $6,917,000
    Education: $6,764,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,278,000
    Health and Hospitals: $191,000
    General Local Government Support: $42,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,225,000
    Health and Hospitals: $305,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $56,751,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $18,625,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,747,000
    Rents: $2,784,000
    Royalties: $1,706,000
    Special Assessments: $698,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $693,000
    Sale of Property: $62,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $22,940,000
    Transit Utilities: $176,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $118,591,000
    Public Welfare: $44,781,000
    Highways: $21,490,000
    Health and Hospitals: $18,252,000
    Water Utilities: $5,621,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,017,000
    Sewerage: $3,007,000
    Transit Utilities: $851,000
  • Tax - Property: $184,864,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $153,016,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $28,716,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,302,000
    Other License: $3,628,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,251,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $377,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $322,000
    NEC: $203,000
    Public Utility License: $97,000
    Amusements Sales: $13,000

Jefferson Parish government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $768,251,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $751,962,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $335,863,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $313,215,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $135,923,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $119,634,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $43,448,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $20,800,000

Jefferson Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,156,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $7,261,000
    Total Federal Securities: $5,933,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $941,414,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $324,315,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Jefferson Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Jefferson Parish Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 123 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,464$154,6911,242$178,8005,370$167,800523$46,17844$1,155,182575$135,74820$58,700
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED46$151,457106$186,255626$160,94194$52,0960$061$118,50813$62,615
APPLICATIONS DENIED266$148,455301$152,5022,655$157,667731$37,7656$520,667227$104,97858$70,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN183$153,689214$187,8831,464$167,40483$96,5181$800,00089$118,3371$3,500,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS40$146,60073$154,932452$165,42358$65,9830$038$107,3424$90,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 110 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED198$193,500155$196,9424$170,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED60$198,28387$182,7242$54,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED43$186,32654$215,0742$133,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$164,50030$190,5331$110,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$179,14311$195,5450$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Jefferson Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2,34971.8 years
Joseph2,12573.0 years
Mary2,00977.6 years
James1,48069.9 years
William1,44171.6 years
Charles1,31871.7 years
Robert1,24469.0 years
George1,10273.1 years
Edward91572.1 years
Frank85573.6 years
Most common last names in Jefferson Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith82272.5 years
Williams73870.2 years
Johnson63670.3 years
Jones52970.8 years
Brown50871.1 years
Boudreaux44275.3 years
Leblanc38675.0 years
Miller35472.8 years
Hebert35374.0 years
Landry34974.6 years
Businesses in Jefferson Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
ALDO2Kmart4
AMF Bowling1La Quinta4
AT&T15La-Z-Boy2
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Bryant2
Academy Sports + Outdoors3Lane Furniture3
Ace Hardware4LensCrafters1
Advance Auto Parts5Little Caesars Pizza5
Aeropostale3Long John Silver's2
American Eagle Outfitters3Lowe's4
Ann Taylor3Macy's2
Apple Store1Marriott5
Applebee's3Marshalls2
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets21
Ashley Furniture1Maurices1
Audi1Mazda2
AutoZone8McDonald's28
Avenue1Men's Wearhouse5
BMW1Motherhood Maternity3
Bakers2New Balance7
Banana Republic1New York & Co3
Barnes & Noble2Nike36
Baskin-Robbins8Nissan2
Bath & Body Works5Office Depot6
Bebe1OfficeMax1
Bed Bath & Beyond2Old Navy3
Best Western3Olive Garden1
Blockbuster9Outback2
Brookstone1Outback Steakhouse2
Budget Car Rental3Pac Sun2
Burger King18Papa John's Pizza8
CVS14Payless8
Cache1Penske3
Casual Male XL1PetSmart3
Catherines2Pier 1 Imports4
Charlotte Russe2Pizza Hut9
Chevrolet3Plato's Closet1
Chick-Fil-A4Popeyes18
Chico's1Pottery Barn1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pottery Barn Kids1
Church's Chicken4Quiznos6
Circle K13RadioShack9
Clarion1Ramada1
Cold Stone Creamery1Red Lobster1
Coldwater Creek1Rite Aid11
ColorTyme1Rooms To Go3
Comfort Inn1Rue213
Comfort Suites2Ryan's Grill1
Curves5Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
DHL8SAS Shoes2
Dairy Queen2SONIC Drive-In8
Days Hotel1Sam's Club3
Days Inn1Sears9
Deb1Sephora1
Decora Cabinetry2Sheraton1
Dennys2Shoe Carnival1
Domino's Pizza8Sleep Inn3
DressBarn2Soma Intimates1
Dressbarn3Spencer Gifts1
Dunkin Donuts1Sprint Nextel9
Econo Lodge1Starbucks8
Eddie Bauer1Subaru1
Ethan Allen1Suburban1
Express2Subway21
Extended Stay America2Super 81
Famous Footwear1T-Mobile20
FedEx68T.G.I. Driday's2
Finish Line2T.J.Maxx3
Firestone Complete Auto Care5Taco Bell11
Foot Locker3Talbots1
Ford4Target2
Forever 212The Athlete's Foot5
GNC12The Limited2
GameStop10The Room Place2
Gap2Tire Kingdom5
Goodwill5Torrid2
Gymboree2Toyota3
H&R Block21Toys"R"Us5
Hilton4Travelodge1
Holiday Inn4True Value4
Hollister Co.2U-Haul10
Home Depot4UPS68
Honda2Vans3
Hot Topic2Verizon Wireless6
IHOP4Victoria's Secret3
J.Crew1Volkswagen2
JCPenney2Waffle House1
Jimmy John's1Walgreens19
JoS. A. Bank1Walmart7
Jones New York12Wendy's17
Journeys2Wet Seal2
Justice2Whole Foods Market1
KFC6YMCA1

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